Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Location: Albany, Georgia
Technica is recruiting for a Senior Oracle Database Administrator to perform work on a government contract in Albany, GA.

The Senior Oracle Database Administrator performs database management and administration. The position will work with stakeholders, team members and sponsors to manage database software including, but not limited to Oracle.
  • Creating, editing and executing scripts to process data; monitoring database performance; assisting Federal Government support staff.
  • Creating, editing and maintaining database schemas.
  • Creating database instances to include control files, redo logs, archive log mode and other required parameters.
  • Providing IT project management guidance and expertise to Federal Government support staff for projects and special projects as needed, by assisting with new project charters, schedules, requirements and other project management related tasks tracked via a Service Desk or Project Management solution such as Remedy.
  • Integrating DBMS(s) and data with existing application software, web sites, portals, storage devices or business applications as well as assisting and testing Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP).
  • Recovering from database failures, DBMS and data using Oracle RMAN and FLASHBACK or other designated recovery utilities.
  • Reading / interpreting database error messages and executing recovery of database instance(s), data or other pertinent database components; engage Oracle support by submitting and monitoring the status of an Oracle Service Request via Metalink or similar tool.
  • Supporting virtual web hosting, virtual databases, and virtual management of DBMS(s).
  • Remotely administering database instances using secure shell (SSH), KVM over Internet Protocol (IP) and other remote access tools.
  • Implementing DoD, Department of the Navy (DoN), and Marine Corps mandated upgrades and security patches to the DBMS Software, to include quarterly Critical Patch Updates.
  • Performing and analyzing database error messages / alert logs daily from the start of normal business hours and implementing corrective actions to resolve issues.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of Logical Unit Numbers (LUN), file systems, disks, zones and other storage media on various storage devices in a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID); implementing shared database file systems in a SAN/NAS/RAC environment.
  • Utilizing Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) or other designated tools to monitor and maintain the database environment.
  • Recommending and implementing hardware, software, database or network solutions to resolve problems.
  • Evaluating indicators from hardware or network devices and consistently implement a permanent resolution.
  • Analyzing file systems and storage zones to resolve issues.
  • Creating/Maintaining/Updating/Closing Incidents to coordinate incident resolution with the LOGCOM C4 or MDMC Service Desks via a Service Desk or Project Management solution such as Altiris or Remedy.

Experience should demonstrate the ability to:
  • Provide server and database support, including installation, patching, upgrading and maintenance;
  • Administer user access, provisioning and deprovisioning in accordance with policy and procedures;
  • Perform database maintenance such as indexing, statistics, backup and restore, performance tuning, full text indexes, data archival, user access security, partitioning and data compression;
  • Create, edit and maintain database schemas;
  • Implement High Availability/Disaster Recovery utilizing various methods, such as mirroring, peer-to-peer replication, and clustering;
  • Provide support by collaborating with systems analysts, developers, business analysts, and project teams; and
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Specialized Experience:
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience with database management and administration
  • Must be able to demonstrate accomplishments in designing, coding, testing and supporting next-generation database solutions in Oracle enterprise and SQL Server environments.
  • Experience on the following Oracle Fusion Middleware:
    • Oracle WebLogic Server (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Metadata Repository (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Identity Management (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle WebCenter (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Portal (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Reports (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Forms Services (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle SOA Suite (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Development Tools (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle HTTP Server (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Web Cache (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Web Services (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Delegated Administration Services (Versions 11g and Above)
    • Oracle Enterprise Content Management Suite (Versions 11g and Above)


Oracle Certification or Degree in BS in Information Technologies; or at least 12 semester hours in a combination of database administration, mathematics, Business Systems Analysis and Design, computer platform technologies, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics.
Technica is an Equal Opportunity Employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Technica recognizes the value of diversity in our workplace and is committed to equal opportunity.  Technica provides fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, sexual preference, partnership status, gender identity, disability, genetic information, and protected veteran status, status of participation in the U.S. Armed Services, or other status protected by federal, state or local law. Technica hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.  

Technica reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and employees.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Technica encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and members or veterans of the U.S. Armed Services to apply.

Technica offers paid time off, health, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance benefits, and 401(k) options to all full-time employees. 

This position description is subject to change at any time. Only persons submitting applications through Technica’s on-line application process will be considered for employment.
To be considered for employment, complete Technica's online application in full.

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